Nelson/Freeman Memorial Scholarship

Ted and his wife, Lois Schmitz. Two smiling, older Caucasian people. Both have white hair and thin, wire-frame glasses. The man is in a white shirt and the woman in a light blue jacket.

The Nelson/Freeman Scholarship comes from the three Nelsons---Vera, Jesse and Bud. The owned and ran Treasure Island Gift Store in downtown Williston. Jesse was married at one time. The three Nelsons had no children so when they died there were no heirs. The estate went to a nephew and 2 nieces in Washington state. The nephew become the executor of the estate. He gave the Coyote Foundation money for scholarships in memory of Vera, Jess and Bud.

Scholarship amount: $500

2017 Nelson/Freeman Memorial Scholarship Winner

2018 Nelson/Freeman Memorial Scholarship Winner